DABC's Submission to HUMA re: the Canada Disability Benefit

DABC has written a brief to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HUMA) relating to Bill C-22, the Canada Disability Benefit.

DABC recommends to the federal government that the Bill pass into law before the end of the year, and that the design and implementation of the Canada Disability Benefit be a collaborative process that centres people with disabilities.

Read the brief here.

Letter to House Leaders re: Canada Disability Benefit

A collective of stakeholder organizations, including DABC, wrote to House Leaders on June 13th, 2022 to urge them to work together to bring Bill C-22, the Canada Disability Benefit Act, back for second reading before the House of Commons rises for the summer break.

Read the full letter here: https://disabilityalliancebc.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/CORR-House-Leaders-re-C-22-Final-EN.pdf.

Update on the Canada Disability Benefit

On June 2nd, 2022, the federal government tabled Bill C-22 to “reduce poverty and support the financial security of persons with disabilities by establishing the Canada disability benefit”.

The Disability Without Poverty movement “is committed to working with federal and provincial governments to fast track an inclusive design process.” Read DWP’s press release.